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LAKEWOOD-BUSTI POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ William Eppinger, no age listed, of Dunkirk, was charged with petit larceny, fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property, resisting arrest and false personation. Officers responded at 10:15 p.m. Tuesday to Walmart for a shoplifting complaint. ...

Wanted City Man Taken Into Custody

A man on the Jamestown Police Department’s Top 10 most wanted list has been taken into custody. In addition to being wanted for aggravated family offense and criminal obstruction of breathing/blood circulation, Christopher J. Light faces a slew of new charges after he was stopped by ...

Gowanda Man Sentenced For Sex Crime Involving Child

Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn has announced that 40-year-old Kyle Spruce of Gowanda was sentenced by State Supreme Court Justice Paul B. Wojtaszek to a determinate sentence of 18 years in prison followed by 20 years of post-release supervision. Spruce will be required to ...

Patrol Stops 45 Vehicles

A Fourth of July STOP-DWI patrol in Chautauqua County resulted in 45 vehicle stops, arrests and summonses. The patrol began July 2 and continued through Monday, July 5. It was paid for with a grant from the Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee as part of a national High Visibility ...

Swimmers Safe After Incident In Ripley

RIPLEY — Three swimmers had to be assisted after an incident in the waters of Lake Erie on Tuesday afternoon. Around 1:15 p.m., the Chautauqua County Water Emergency Team was called to Ripley Beach to assist the Ripley Fire Department with a water rescue. Upon an investigation three ...

Area Police Reports

CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ HANOVER — Martin Beasant, 75, of East Aurora, was charged with driving while intoxicated, inadequate headlights and inadequate tail lights. Deputies stopped a vehicle at 9:15 p.m. Monday on Routes 5 and 20 in the town of Hanover for a traffic ...